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TI12 Regional Qualifiers: Where to watch, Dates, All Teams, and More Details

The International 2023, TI12, will welcome eight final teams from the Regional Qualifiers.

The International 2023 (TI12) Regional Qualifiers is the last and final pathway for teams to qualify for TI12 which will take place in Seattle, USA. The Regional Qualifier begins with the China region on August 17 and ends with the WEU region on August 31.

All regions have one TI12 slot in the qualifiers EXCEPT for Western Europe and South America which earn two slots this time around. All teams in Division I and Division II that have not secured a direct invite will compete. However, teams that change more than three players from their lineup will not be eligible to compete.

The qualifiers will also see teams play on a new Patch 7.34b. Click below for more details regarding the new Dota 2 patch.

Where to watch The International 2023 (TI12) Regional Qualifiers

PGL will host TI12 Regional Qualifier streams for all regions. You can watch the live broadcast on PGL's Twitch channel. Some of the streams might also be live on PGL's second channel. We have embedded the livestream below.

Western Europe - TI12 Regional Qualifier

  • Date: August 27 - 31
  • TI12 slot(s): 2

WEU TI12 Regional Qualifier Bracket

WEU TI12 Regional Qualifier bracket.<br>Image via PGL
WEU TI12 Regional Qualifier bracket.
Image via PGL

In WEU, three teams have secured a direct invite to TI12. These teams are Team Liquid, Gaimin Gladiators, and Tundra Esports. Here are all the remaining teams in WEU that'll compete for the final two slots.

  • Quest Esports
  • OG
  • Entity
  • Level UP
  • Luna Galaxy
  • Nigma Galaxy
  • Team Secret
  • KZ Team
  • Old G
  • Into The Breach
  • Ancient Tribe
  • Alliance
  • IVY

Note: Old G will not compete in the TI12 qualifier as the team currently has no players. Luna Galaxy is a new team that signed former D1 Hustler players. Former ex-Monaspa players are also now signed under KZ Team. IVY also decided to not play the Qualifier according to team member, jmvincento.


🌶️ WEU favorites: Quest Esports, OG, Team Secret


Eastern Europe - TI12 Regional Qualifier

  • Date: August 22 - 26
  • TI12 slot(s): 1

EEU TI12 Regional Qualifier Bracket

EEU TI12 Regional Qualifier bracket.<br>Image via PGL
EEU TI12 Regional Qualifier bracket.
Image via PGL

Team Spirit, 9Pandas, and BetBoom Team have already secured a direct invite to TI12. Here are the remaining teams in EEU that will compete for the last slot in the region.

  • Virtus.pro
  • One Move
  • HYDRA
  • NAVI
  • Nemiga Gaming
  • Team Sexy
  • UALEIKUMNIHAO
  • Matreshka
  • StoRm
  • MoneyMakers
  • NAVI Junior
  • ex-cybercats
  • SIBE Team

Note: Ex-cybercats will not participate in the Qualifier due to an incomplete roster.


🌶️ EEU favorites: Virtus.pro, One Move, HYDRA


North America - TI12 Regional Qualifier

  • Date: August 17 - 21
  • TI12 slot(s): 1

NA TI12 Regional Qualifier Bracket

NA TI12 Regional Qualifier bracket.<br>Image via PGL
NA TI12 Regional Qualifier bracket.
Image via PGL

North America's top dogs, Shopify Rebellion and TSM, have both secured a slot at TI12. Here are the remaining teams that will compete in NA TI12 Qualifier.

  • nouns
  • felt
  • Team DogChamp
  • B8
  • Wildcard Gaming
  • Nexus Titans
  • Lucky Bird
  • Raven
  • Sand King Gomez
  • CDUB Esports
  • The Cut
  • American goons
  • TiltedBoys
  • GRIN Esports

Note: Nexus Titans will not compete due to an incomplete roster.


🌶️ NA favorites: Nouns, Team DogChamp, felt


South America - TI12 Regional Qualifier

  • Date: August 22 - 26
  • TI12 slot(s): 2

SA TI12 Regional Qualifier Bracket

SA TI12 Regional Qualifier bracket.<br>Image via PGL
SA TI12 Regional Qualifier bracket.
Image via PGL

For the first time in history, South America will field four teams at The International. While two teams, Evil Geniuses and beastcoast, have secured their direct invites, two more will come through the Regional Qualifier. Here are the contenders:

  • Thunder Awaken
  • Infinity
  • AcatSuki
  • Keyd Stars
  • Mad Kings
  • Infamous
  • Universitario Esports
  • Balrogs
  • Lava Esports
  • NoPing Esports
  • Los moticucos
  • no MERCY
  • Qhali
  • x5 Gaming

Note: Former Hokori roster is signed by Infinity. The former players of Infinity now compete as AcatSuki.


🌶️ SA favorites: Thunder Awaken, Infinity, Mad Kings


China - TI12 Regional Qualifier

  • Date: 17- 21 August
  • TI12 slot(s): 1

CN TI12 Regional Qualifier Bracket

CN TI12 Regional Qualifier bracket.<br>Image via PGL
CN TI12 Regional Qualifier bracket.
Image via PGL

The Chinese region had a rocky year in 2023, with only one team, PSG.LGD, making the final cut into the top 12 of the DPC ranking. This means we'll only see two Chinese teams at TI this year as the Regional Qualifier only provides one slot in the region. Here are the remaining contenders in CN.

  • Team Aster
  • Azure Ray
  • Invictus Gaming
  • Xtreme Gaming
  • Aster.Aries
  • Piggy Killer
  • Holy Grail
  • Team Zero
  • Team Bright
  • The Last Dark
  • Big brain
  • Supernova
  • Team Disillusion
  • iG.Vitality
  • Limit

Note: Piggy Killer will not compete due to an incomplete roster. The Last Dark has a full roster, however, the team is not listed in the official tournament bracket.


🌶️ CN favorites: Team Aster, Azure Ray, Xtreme Gaming


Southeast Asia - TI12 Regional Qualifier

  • Date: 27 - 31 August
  • TI12 slot(s): 1

SEA TI12 Regional Qualifier Bracket

SEA TI12 Regional Qualifier bracket.<br>Image via PGL
SEA TI12 Regional Qualifier bracket.
Image via PGL

Just like China, Southeast Asia will present only two teams at TI12. Talon Esports is confirmed a slot at TI12, and one more will come through the SEA TI12 Regional Qualifier. Here are the competing teams.

  • Execration
  • Bleed Esports
  • Blacklist International
  • Team SMG
  • Geek Fam
  • Army Geniuses
  • BOOM Esports
  • Neon Esports
  • Made in Philippines
  • Polaris Esports
  • Myth Avenue Gaming
  • IHC Esports
  • SPAWN Team
  • UD Vessuwan
  • Vision

Note: XERXIA released its roster and team members reformed as Made in Philippines. Polaris Esports will not compete in the Qualifier as they will represent the Philippines at IESF World Championship 2023. Team IHC has forfeited in participation.


🌶️ SEA favorites: Execration, Bleed Esports, Blacklist International


We will continue to cover The International 2023 (TI12) on our site! Stay tuned to Esports.gg for more Dota 2 news and updates.